Carolina Renaissance Festival: Cast and Characters, pt 2

More informal portraits of cast and visitors from the 2019 Carolina Renaissance Festival in Huntersville, North Carolina.

Medieval Merchant 3
Medieval Merchant 3
Renaissance Character
Renaissance Character
Zilch the Torysteller
Zilch the Torysteller
Lord Mayor John Bullfrog
Lord Mayor John Bullfrog
Camel Handler
Camel Handler

Click here to see more compositions from the 2019 Carolina Renaissance Festival!

Cheers!

C. S.

Carolina Renaissance Festival: Sunflower Fairy

The Sunflower Fairy was a popular cast member among the young princess and fairy guests at the Carolina Renaissance Festival.

Sunflower Fairy 1
Sunflower Fairy 1
Sunflower Fairy 2
Sunflower Fairy 2

The image below is an impasto oil painterly emulation using Alien Skin’s Snap Art 4.

Sunflower Fairy 2
Sunflower Fairy 2 Impasto Oil Painting

To appreciate the brush strokes, thick paint strokes and canvas, click on the image above for a high resolution version.

Cheers!

C. S.

Carolina Renaissance Festival: Falconry Attraction

Compositions from the Sky Kings Falconry attraction at the Carolina Renaissance Festival in Huntersville, North Carolina.

Aplomado Falcon and Handler 2
Aplomado Falcon and Handler 2
Aplomado Falcon and Handler 1
Aplomado Falcon and Handler 1
Black Vulture and Trainer 1
Black Vulture and Trainer 1
Black Vultures and Trainer 2
Black Vultures and Trainer 2 – Stylized
Renaissance Raven.tif
Renaissance Raven.tif
Laughing Kookaburra Duet
Laughing Kookaburra Duet

For the best viewing experience, click on an image for the high resolution version.

Cheers!

C. S.

Carolina Renaissance Festival: Medieval Merchants

These fair maiden portraits kick-off a series of posts from my early November visit to the Carolina Renaissance Festival. I navigated the festival with my Nikon and Profoto B2 with 2 ft Octa softbox. I alternated between the softbox on a ProMediaGear Boomerang on camera mount and off-camera boom pole mount.

Medieval Merchant 1
Medieval Merchant 1
Medieval Merchant 2
Medieval Merchant 2

Many more to come! For the best viewing experience, click on an image for a high resolution version.

Cheers!

C. S.

Carolina Renaissance Festival Pt II, 3 pics

Here’s my next installment from the festival last weekend.  It features more of the outstanding cast members. Tomorrow, November the 20th is the last day.  Despite the cool weather, I suspect they’ll have another large crowd.

Roses of the Realm Dancer
Roses of the Realm Dancer

In the final step of my workflow, these images were processed to emulate Kodachrome slide film.  This give the images a little extra warmth & contrast, and old school charm!

Harpist Sarah Mullen
Harpist Sarah Mullen

This post also represents a milestone for my blog, its #100!  I appreciate you taking time to visit.  Click on an image to see a higher resolution version from my portfolio site.

Renaissance Palm Reader
Renaissance Palm Reader